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My bed is like a little boat : rocking song / words by Robert Louis Stevenson ; music by Cissie Loftus.
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Image ID: 1256437

My bed is like a little boat : rocking song / words by Robert Louis Stevenson ; music by Cissie Loftus.  [My bed is like a little boat, nurse helps me in when I embar...] ([c1899])

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Image Title

:  My bed is like a little boat : rocking song / words by Robert Louis Stevenson ; music by Cissie Loftus.

Alternate Title(s)

: My bed is like a little boat, nurse helps me in when I embark. [first line of song] Title 2.) Sister Mary. My bed is like a little boat. [uniform title]

Creator(s)

: Loftus, Cissie, b. 1876 -- Composer
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894, 1850-1894 -- Lyricist

Additional Name(s)

: Irwin, May, 1862-1938 -- Singer
Hapgood, Ruth -- Dedicatee

Published Date

: [c1899]

Specific Material Type

: music

Item Physical Description

: 6 p. ; 35 cm.

Notes

: Cover design includes portrait photograph of May Irwin. Note 2.) Cover includes stamp of dealer: G. Schirmer, 35 Union Square, New York. Note 3.) On cover: Sung by May Irwin in her latest comedy success "Sister Mary." Note 4.) On cover: The music of this song is dedicated to Miss Ruth Hapgood. Note 5.) Summary: The narrator likens laying in bed to a journey on a boat.

Source

: American popular songs. / Sheet music, 1899

Location

: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Music Division

Digital ID

: 1256437

Record ID

: 609748

Digital Item Published

: 6-1-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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